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at indiana state prison are meant to provide comfort. if anything comes close, it's visitation. >> you've both been here before, right? >> yes, ma'am. >> visitation is a valued privilege for inmates, but it can also be abused. it's the most common route for contraband to enter the prison. >> there's going to be a visitor bringing contraband on a noncontact visit. >> an anonymous tip has internal affairs on high alert. >> if a pass takes place, we're going to stop the contraband. if it is felony contraband, we may look at doing an arrest today on a visitor. >> i'm known for gang-banging and calling shots and assaults and drugs and trafficking. that's been my whole makeup my whole life. i'm a criminal. i'm on idu which is the intensive detention unit. it's segregation. due to the fact that i'm on idu, i've got to have noncontact visits. i don't get to touch my loved ones. i got to see them through glass and bars. >> as he is escorted to visitation, billy groves has no idea the visitor internal affairs has received a tip on is his girlfriend. >> i woke up like at 5:00, got up, shaved, bru
have a code of honor that we live by. >> the aryan brotherhood is the largest gang at indiana state prison. to no longer be a member in good standing is to be in a very unfortunate position. >> you can see the blood clot in my eye. it took at least a day for this to stop bleeding. i got jumped. >> by whom? >> the gang. it is really all has to do with the gang. >> i used to be in a gang. i used to be affiliated. i'm a cover-up from the aryan brotherhood. this was the aryan brotherhood. i covered it up. i came in prison august 17th, 2006, and i covered it up after seven days of being in prison. they said i had a problem with the aryan brotherhood and the person i told on supposedly was here at this prison. >> in the prison we have had a big problem with the aryan brotherhood, an instead of the arians going after the blacks, it is the arians going after each oother, and a lot of it with the influx of the organization and leadership and there is a struggle for control. >> since dropping out of the aryan brotherhood, nick compton says that being attacked is only but one problem. >> they
the state of indiana shut down the sherman-minton bridge, the sherman-minton brej idge connects the town of new albany in southern indiana to louisville, kentucky. indiana is in charge of the bridge that spans the two states. the bridge was not shut down in this case because of some big storm like hurricane irene. the bridge was shut down in this case because it was deemed too dangerous to be kept open. inspection crews found a crack in a load bearing part of this 50-year-old bridge and decided they need to close down this bridge for at least three weeks for further diagnosis. every day 80,000 vehicles use that bridge to cross the ohio river. those commuters are being die verts verted to two other bridges, making a 20-minute commute a two-hour commute and adding to the aging process of the other two bridges to which traffic is being diverted. the mayor of jeffersonville, indiana, is urging motorists who need to go to downtown louisville from southern indiana to instead consider crossing the ohio river in madison, indiana, about 35 miles out of the way. the folks who use that bridge to ge
. you're at indiana state prison. your eprd, the expected release date, is 2-23-2042. this is the book for here, the offender handbook. this tells you all your different services. what you can expect to provide. need you to sign off on that. all right. notification of next of kin. this is what you need to do. just god hopes that nothing bad happens to you, but we need to know who to call and all that. all right. this is a big one. i don't mean any disrespect to you, but you're a young kid. people might try to take advantage of you here. this is the sexual assault prevention and reporting. >> we had this at rdc, too. >> okay. well, it gets a little more serious here. rdc, there's people there watching you. you get up in "c" cell house around here, and we might really have a problem. nothing personal, you are young, and you look younger than you are. so, people will tend to take advantage of you. we'll try to keep you as safe as we can, but most of it is going to be put on you. you've got to take control of it. all right? >> i've heard about that while i was in the county. i mean -- >> a
a history of troubled relationships. >> in 1977 i got out on parole from indiana youth center in plainfield. they sent me to a town i never been to before. i fell in love with a girl. i caught her with another man. and i beat, stabbed and strangled her to death. i've been in prison ever since. >> hollon's current relationship might have a dark side as well. >> at the end of july i received a phone call from an elderly gentleman on the street that indicated that offender hollon had an ongoing relationship with her father for many years and basically it appeared, at least to her at the time, that he had scammed her father out of several thousand dollars. in the tune of about $60,000 over the last 12 or 13 years. >> i don't agree with it at all. whatever somebody did for me, they did because they wanted to. i couldn't make them do anything. there was no fraud. because i never lied. >> mr. hollon has been misleading the victim into believing that he if kept sending money that offender hollon -- to a fictitious attorney, that defender hollon would be able to get out of prison. that's not going t
. >>> there's just a lot of foul stuff that goes on in the indiana department of corrections. >> when i first got sentenced, man, i started stabbing police. i targeted them. >> you see guys wearing their pants down to their knees, thinking they're cool and stuff. that would get you gang raped or something like that. >> when i first got to prison, like i said, i had blood on my mind. i wanted to get my knife wet. >> we're on level four. we have the worst prisoners of any in the state here. you've got your murderers and rapists. we've got people in here with 4in, 500, 600 years. you're up on the ranges. we've got cameras. we've got people walking all the times. but still you can't be with them 24/7. if they want to jump somebody, they'll jump them. if they want to jump me, they can come right in my door and jump me. that's just the way it goes. that's prison. >> i try not to know what they're in here for. because i don't want to be -- like, i don't want this guy around me because he did this or did that. there's guys in here that you know automatically why they're in here. i read the newspapers
presidential candidates. >> hey, this is just insane. shirtless man in indiana was just arrested for running on the highway with a samurai sword while yelling that he was cuckoo for co-co puffs. nbc invited him to take part in this night's republican debate. you'll fit right in, come on in, buddy. ford is building a new plant that will create 5,000 jobs, all in india. or as obama put it, you got to be freaking kidding me. this is -- built ford tough. really big movie news, arnold schwarzenegger has officially signed on to star in the "expendables ii" along with sylvester stallone. apparently there's a twist in the end where stallone is like, wait a minute, dad? >> on "jimmy" tonight, blue bloods actor tom sellick, and pearl jam. tonight at 12:35 a.m. >>> time for your "first look" at entertainment news, a hollywood heavyweight suffered a major scare yesterday while out for a run in santa monica, reece witherspoon was hospitalized after being hit by a car while jogging. fortunately the car was only moving about 20 miles per hour and witherspoon is now at home, resting. >>> elsewhere, the web
into and out of senator mcconnell's home city of louisville over the ohio river to southern indiana. the sherman minton bridge was closed on friday are suddenly with no warning when be ran inspection found a very important crack in a very important load-bearing part of the bridge. president obama's american jobs act that he has been stumping for around the country woo, if it passed, fast-track about 700 million bucks to indiana and about 500 million bucks to kentucky right away, specifically to do stuff like fixing broken bridges. but kentucky senator, top senate republican mitch mcconnell, has denounced the american jobs act as not serious. his mitch mcconnell plan for dealing with more than one in three kentucky bridges needing to be replaced is apparently so serious it he's keeping it secret. in the face of rather monstrous traffic and detour adversity, like what is being faced in southern indiana and in kentucky right now, in the face of that kind of adversity, americans innovate. that means a brand new every 45 minutes $1 ferry service across the ohio river that did it not exis
differentiators. so i met students, for example at purdue university in indiana who recently graduated with a masters degree in public health. in this job market, of course, many of their peers have struggled to find work. there were 2 million college graduates out of work right now in the united states. i met students who were snatched up immediately. one of them, for example, was hired straightaway by the state of indiana to help coordinate the state's response to large scale public emergencies because of her specialty in homeland security. >> it's interesting, too, specifically that woman you interviewed from purdue she worked with retired military officers as well. so she's getting a broad-based education on that front. there's a homeland security official who also says students now view college as part of a mission that is bigger than themselves. did that feeling come across in students you spoke with? >> very much so, yeah. you meet students now who are arguably turning away from the humanities, the classics, some people would say to a degree that is not necessarily healthy for a
, one a boy from indiana, the other a girl from pennsylvania. the particular strain identified in late august has they ever been seen before. both children thankfully have recovered. for more information on this and other health stories, you can check out the health page at msnbc.com. >>> on the eve of their nfl season opener, the news is not good for peyton manning and the indianapolis colts. here's mario solis. >> hey there, good morning. we start with news from the nfl. colts quarterback peyton manning is recovering slower than expected from off-season neck surgery, and according to sources, could need another procedure. in essence, he's out indefinitely. to the diamond controversy between the phillies and marlins. the shot to right, brian peterson is there, yet can't make the catch. but wait, peterson says he's interfered with, and he's right. a fan reaches over the wall to grab the baseball. umpires review it and call the out on fan interference. to the 14th, tied at four. bases loaded and david herndon walks in the winning run. nothing going right for the phils. two days after su
of wild weather. incredible pictures to show you. indiana, a massive bolt of lightning appeared to hit notre dame stadium. that storm unleashed brutal rains during the home opener. the stadium was evacuated twice, once during halftime and once during the fourth quarter. no one was hurt. >>> tropical storm lee has come ashore. rain has triggered flooding in low-lying areas in new orleans and prompted evacuations in jefferson parrish. thousands have also lost power. more from the weather channel's alex wallace, alex, just gotten word of an apparent tornado touchdown in florida this morning? what's going on? >> that's right. you know what, alex. it has to do with lee. when you get tropical cyclones, you can get in closer to the coast, you can get brief tornadoes storming up. lee pushes closer to the coast. we'll be waiting for confirmation on that. latest on lee right now. 50 miles west of morgan city, louisiana. sustained winds at 40 miles per hour, moving at a snail's pace at 3 miles per hour. the view on the radar showing you where we have all of the rain. the bands still coming on in
in india, versus getting your question answered by someone in indiana which might take one call to get answered, that neutralizes the overall costs because of the difference in the wage rates. we're encouraging the administration to consider how to incense u.them to bring thos jobs back. >> are they good jobs? >> terrific jobs. our business that grown 80% in the last the two years since when he the good fortune of participating in the jobs forum. we found families want to stay in local communities. people want to have the flexibility to be able to work from their home, or be able to work when they have the opportunity to, working around their family's schedules. >> this is an at-home call center? people working at home? >> absolutely. a young child or sick parents, they need flexibility. what this opportunity offers them is the ability to construct thiv other work schedules and work how offer and when they choose and choose the different companies they provide service for. so we have folks that will work 80 or 90 hours a week and can earn in the high $80,000 a year. it's very lucrative
at indiana university one remains missing. lauren disappeared. with each passing day her family's holding out hope she will be found. john yang reports. >> reporter: indiana university's new school year begins with an old question -- what happened to lauren speier? the 20-year-old fashion student was last seen walking back to her offcampus apartment at about 4:30 in the morning, after a night hoof partying with friend june 3rd, three months ago today. this summer, her parents retraced the steps at the same time of night. rob speier says what they saw disturbed them. >> we saw people walking, many of them were inebriated, some walking by themselves. our message had not registered with people. >> reporter: as the school year begins, lauren's apartment complex held safety seminars. >> we were extremely, extremely disappointed by the lack of turnout. they're either invincible or they are just completely oblivious to their surroundings. >> reporter: weeks of searching, including last month's search of thousands of tons of trash at a landfill, haven't turned up any trace of lauren. rob and charlene
goes on tour every single day, and i hope he goes to north carolina again. i hope he goes to indiana. i hope he goes to michigan. i hope he comes back to ohio. he was in ohio yesterday, and he said this about the jobs bill. >> ohio, if you pass this bill, then right here in this state tens of thousands of construction workers will have a job again. pass this jobs bill, and there will be funding to save the jobs of up to 14,000 ohio teachers and cops and firefighters. there are schools all throughout ohio that need this kind of renovation. there's a bridge in cincinnati that connects ohio to kentucky that needs this kind of renovation. there are construction projects like these all across the country just waiting to get started and there are millions of unemployed construction workers looking for a job. so my question to congress is, what on earth are we waiting for? >> and of course a gallup poll out today showing 45% of americans want their congressional member to vote for the american jobs act. only 32% want them to vote against it. so, once again, the people aren't being listened to
and author of "the take." msnbc karen finny. and pete c. visiting from indiana a former spokesman for president bush and communications director for the indiana republican party. welcome, all of you. dan, i'm going to start with you because you write about this september to remember issue. some of us think it's the august that drived the september to remember for president obama. you interviewed david plouffe who clearly felt the need he had to get out there with some sort of answer for the understand the very perilous situation we're in, but we think we have a pathway forward, but we don't have much margin for error. david plouffe argued, anything like president george w. bush's situation in 2005, the public has not at all tuned him out. i completely reject the comparison to bush. i'll tell you, not a lot of confidence to say we don't have a margin for error. >> no. but i think they're being very realistic. i think they felt they had to be very realistic at this point. they're getting so much criticism. the idea they may be kind of bunkered there, i think they had to say to peopl
. the infection involved two children under the age of five, one a boy from indiana, the other a girl from pennsylvania. the particular strain identified in late august has they ever been seen before. both children thankfully have recovered. for more information on this and other health stories, you can check out the health page at msnbc.com. >>> on the eve of their nfl season opener, the news is not good for peyton manning and the indianapolis colts. here's mario solis. >> hey there, good morning. we start with news from the nfl. colts quarterback peyton manning is recovering slower than expected from off-season neck surgery, and according to sources, could need another procedure. in essence, he's out indefinitely. to the diamond controversy between the phillies and marlins. the shot to right, brian peterson is there, yet can't make the catch. but wait, peterson says he's interfered with, and he's right. a fan reaches over the wall to grab the baseball. umpires review it and call the out on fan interference. to the 14th, tied at four. bases loaded and david herndon walks in the winning ru
on briefly. a comment from an indiana democratic representative andre carlson is getting a lot of attention. he said some in the tea party positive like to see blacks "hanging on a tree." other critics say the complexion of the tea party hardly reflects the diversity of this nation. how do you respond to those line of charges? >> first, i think andre carson picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue. that's the most ridiculous statements i've heard in years. >> i'm not sure he's addicted to glue sniffing, sir. >> do you remember the movie "airport" starring lloyd bridges? >> i do. >> okay. well, i rest my case at that point. look, if you go a tea party event, there's more diversity at a tea party event than in the cbc. probably more diversity in a tea party event than congressman carson's office. you know, that's just the most ridiculous thing i've ever heard. i've never met anybody as a tea party event who's racist or expresses anything other than that. you know, the tea party lives by the words of martin luther king. we just people by the content of their character, not the color of thei
or not employed can get back to work. >> one of things we saw, but ohio, indiana, other places, is that labor aside -- where were it's clearly the policy dispute, politically you've been the ones that have been the backbone in terms of resources in helping to even the plays field. when is look at the ten largest contributors to what was in the given political landscape, only two of the top ten -- three of the top ten, forgive me, were supported quote liberal or progressive side, all thee of them were union. seiu, afscme, and the nea. also were conservative groups looks the chamber of commerce, crossroads, and in many ways, aside from the policy difference, i would suspect, and i'm subject to conspiracy sometimes, that they want to try to break the unions, because it also stops the resources of the opposition. >> absolutely. they attack us in 20-some states that we have to defend ourselves, and you use the resources up to that you would use to educate. they try to get you to eat them up, but in this case it actually backfired. not only did it energized our members, it energized the general pub
, indiana. then at 4:45 john boehner will deliver some remarks for a grand opening for jobs in his district. he will be leading a bipartisan delegation to shanksville, pennsylvania, to honor the victims of flight 93 who may have saved the capital from being attacked on 9/11. yeah. 24 bucks later. that hurts. it's not like i really had a choice. snack on this. progressive's "name your price" tool showed me a range of coverages and i picked the one that worked for me. i saved hundreds. wow, that's dinner and a movie. [ dramatic soundtrack plays ] this picture stars you and savings. but mostly savings. out there with a better way. now, that's progressive. a network of possibilities... ♪ in here, pets never get lost. ♪ in here, every continent fits in one room. it was fun, we played football outside. why are you sitting in the dark? ♪ [ male announcer ] in here, you're never away from home. it's the at&t network. and what's possible in here is almost impossible to say. >>> time for the flip side. our look behind the headlines. unemployment may be stuck at 9.1%. but one segment of the econ
at this. a massive bolt of lightning striking notre dame stadium in indiana. a severe storm swept through, releasing punishing rains. the weather became so violent, they evacuated the stadium at halftime and again in the fourth quarter. >>> the former head of the imf, international monetary fund back home in france. dominique strauss-khan arrived in paris this morning. new york prosecutors dropped their case after a maid accused him of attempted rape. let's go to annabelle roberts, live in london. a good sunday morning to you. any word to whether dsk will make a statement, talk to the media now that he's back home in france? >> so far, nothing certain about that, alex, and he made no comment at the airport and chose not to speak to the media when he arrived back at his flat in paris. a scrum of journalists waiting for him, indicating how big a figure is dsk is in france. he and his wife looked relaxed and cheerful once they made it through the reporters. i do expect him to give a television interview, putting for the his version of what happened to him since may. don't really expect a sta
get sick of the damn thing. the school voucher legislation was signed into law in the state of indiana. explain the downside of these voucher programs. >> look, parents have a right to send their kids to the schools it that they want to send their kids to, and i don't begrudge any parent that wants to send a child to a religious school to have that right to do so. >> the downside of the voucher program is? >> the downside is in a period of time when you have -- when poverty is up, when school cuts are up, we can't take one more cent out of the public school system and divert it somewhere else. >> here's what america -- here's what i think i'm doing reading on this. first of all, the federal funds aren't coming in. the state budgets are being cut, so where do locals go to? they go to property taxes. you have economically challenged areas in the inner city. they can't go to poor people for property faxes. this is the big screw job in america. there was a time in this country in public education when the door was open and everybody was welcome. now they want to make it so the wealthy come
information about a form of flu virus that has emerged in my native pennsylvania and indiana, and what do you know about that? >> well, something to watch in the next few days and week. with e no e fr we know about the swine flu, and a new movie coming up about bird flu is going to get people thinking of a pandemic again. and this is a very new virus and it is probably not responsive to the vaccine that is out there, and so, it could spread. we haven't seen evidence of widespread yet, and we don't know how efficient it is, but these, these children who didn't have any relationship to a farm, and yet this seems to have come from pigs, so we are not sure what is going on here. >> never that it is a good time, but it is a bad time, because the kids are in school or certainly by next week going back to school. >> but there is not a lot of evidence yet. there is only two cases, and everybody will be watching closely. and the state labs are very much better at the surveillance, because of the, you know, incidence with the swine flu in 2009, so that is why they are picked up earlier and before they
are trying to figure without shot and killed five people in southeastern indiana. five bodies were found on two properties after a passerby found a four-year-old walking alone on a road on sunday. four of the five victims were in the same family. so far no suspects. >>> listeria-laced cantaloupes from a farm in colorado have sparked the nation's deadliest food borne outbreak in a decade. 16 people have died. 72 others have been infected. so far, 18 states have reported illnesses. the centers for disease control has traced the tainted cantaloupes to jensen farms. >>> a republican presidential candidates are hoping to capitalize on immigration and the hispanic vote in 2012. i'll talk to bill richardson about that. but let's look at wall street right now. we look at the boards. the dow is up 46 and s&p up just a shade and the nasdaq is down. [ male announcer ] chicken broccoli alfredo. mushroom smothered beef burgers. hearty chicken and noodle casserole. so easy, you just need campbell's cream of mushroom soup to make them and a hungry family to love them. campbell's. it's amazing what soup
that throughout the region. a major bridge that connects kentucky and indiana closed down for safety reasons. another aging bridge that crosses over the river. it could be replaced right now. there rail stations in cleveland and toledo in desperate need of repair. the same is true in cities across america. it makes your commute longer. it costs our businesses billions of dollars. they could be moving products faster if they had better transportation routes. in some cases it's not safe. we used to have the best infrastructure in the world here in america. we are the country that built the intercontinental reporter. the interstate highway system. we built the hoover dam and the grand central station. how can we sit back and let china build the best railroads. let europe build the best highways and have singapore build a nicer airport? at a time when we have millions of unemployed construction workers out there just ready to get on the job and ready to do the work. rebuilding america. >> this bill was not that complicated. it's a bill that would put people back to work rebuilding america. repai
and indiana required you to show a photo i.d. to cast a ballot. republicans in five more states including wisconsin passed laws saying you can't vote unless you show i.d. you did not used to have to show and frankly not all people have. across the nation elected republicans are been hard at work making it harder to vote wherever they can, however they can. republicans in maine, for example, this year passed a law ending same day registration in the state. mainers can no longer register and vote on the same day as they have been able to since the early '70s. today, a maine group that's working to get same-day registration back pointed out that governor la page, himself and nine other elected maine republicans themselves registered to vote immediately before elections. the thing they just made illegal. saying it somehow made maine's elections unsafe. it's not fit for others and has to be outlawed but it's okay for them? in south carolina, nikki haley signed a law making it harder to vote in south carolina. 200,000 people in her state, 200,000 south carolinians do not have the photo i.d. tha
will be a challenge for the president and colorado is a great example of a state he won last time like indiana, north carolina, virginia that is going to be a challenge. he's got to get young people energized, hispanics energized, independents. his numbers are way down in colorado. >> what happened? we had just heard 40 years ago that democrats were in the process of locking down colorado, new mexico, nevada. >> arizona? >> maybe even arizona. everything was breaking their way. the hispanic population growth out there. a lot of other things happening. but now just four years later what seemed inevitable? >> these are still purple states. they're not red states. but colorado is a state where the president's national problems are very well represented. the economy there is okay but it's -- there is still an overhang. again, hispanics, young people, he needs an energized base to turn out in a state like that and right now they are not a particularly energized group as compared to four years ago. >> you've got in all of those states competing things. one is that there is generally even among people who w
,000 vehicles per day in southern indiana and kentucky. with a full diagnosis of the problem still weeks away and fixing the problem months away, the sherman-minton bridge is looking like the louisville region's version of carmageddon. one that looks like at least for the time being to be an indefinite challenge. congressman, thanks very much for joining us tonight. i appreciate your time, sir. >> great to be with you, rachel. >> give me an update on how people are coping in your district with this infrastructure challenge that arose out of nowhere. that decision to close that bridge on friday happened fast and without warning. >> it did, and it's -- i guess it's as close as you could have to a disaster. certainly every bit as much a disaster as the flooding in new england that we saw the last couple of weeks. a couple hundred thousand people at least are inconvenienced by this. we've seen commutes go from 15 minutes to two hours. commerce has been disrupted throughout the region. we have the intersection of three different interstates in the community, i-64 from norfolk to st. louis. this is
that were there. >> sure. >> that's the real sound bite. >> you know, i was out in indiana on saturday night speaking. they get the auto loan. they know it's not a bailout. >> right. >> they know it saved millions of jobs and it's the untold story and we try to bring it up as often as we can. >> i'm in detroit today. >> yeah. >> you know, you want to talk about they get it. oh, they get it here in this city, yes. >> they do get it. mike, what do you make of the turn by the president. it's the campaign season? >> well, he is energizing his base, ed. it's not that he's just talking about the positives. he's doing what he has to do this time around. look, last speech he gave, i heard him talking about the idea, the day one republicans are cheering that perry is executing texans. day two, the republicans are cheering that americans who can't get health insurance are dying of cancer. day three, republicans are booing iraqi veterans because they're gay. he is on a tear. and i got to tell you something. it's not just him pumping up his positives. he understands that american voters respect and they
, the one that would be best served for the republican party is jon huntsman. >> okay, let's go to indiana governor mitch daniels has decided not to run. he's very well thought of. he says there's time for someone else to jump in. in fact, he even told "the new york times" jeff zeleny he had tried to get three or four republicans, other fellas or women to jump in. "rick perry proved it wasn't too late. i don't think it's too late yet. in the wired world we're in, somebody new could get in." is that reasonable? could a chris christie get in this race? >> i don't think so. getting on the ballots in various states would be problematic to begin with, before you even get into whether or not you could raise the money. that's a huge part of the early work you have to do. when you look at what's going on in pennsylvania right now with the republican legislature and the governor are looking at changing the dynamics of how they will vote electorally, all of -- >> how about a natural like donald trump? wouldn't he be able to jump right into this thing? just kidding. he's talking about running as inde
that the president won re-election, i think a lower approval rating than indiana. here's what he said about the state of fund raising for the president. >> raising money is hard. right now. for -- in this economy and we -- and obviously, because the president's been spending the great time this summer dealing with the debt crisis, we had to cancel a bunch of events. we'll hit the quarterly targets but, you know, it is hard. >> the fund raising number, though, meshes with another word you hear about inside the base. enthusiasm or lack thereof. >> right. that's a problem and out there on the road right now at top volume really repackaging what he proposed earlier that failed on capitol hill and repackaging it as a jobs bill with a good chan chant that rhymes with "yes we can." and new hampshire is a great test for that because it's a more conservative-leaning state. >> with a populous ring to it looking for a little more sympathetic coming to the government. beth, it does seem -- what's the next tact here for president obama? clear republicans decided to throw up a wall and not deal with this thing at
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and there for the taking for governor christie. governor christie appeared yesterday with indiana republican governor mitch daniels at ryding university. both governors disappointed their fans when they announced earlier this year they definitely will not run for president. christie offered his thoughts on why republicans still want him to run. >> i think what the country is thirsty for more than anything else right now is someone of stature and credibility to look them in the eye and tell them that. and say, here's what i want us to go to deal with this crisis. and the fact that nobody, yet, who's running for president, in my view, has done that effectively is why you continue to hear people ask daniels if he'll reconsider and ask me if i'll reconsider. >> joining me now, "washington post" columnist and msnbc analyst, eugene robinson. thanks for joining me tonight, gene. >> great to be here, lawrence. >> gene, as you know, opinions are in about this republican debate. the "new york post" today on perry says awful, just awful. after the first half hour he seemed unable to speak a coherent sentence even whe
notre dame stadium in indiana, a fierce storm swept through the south bend area. the weather became to violent officials evacuated that stadium at halftime and again during the fourth quarter. but the good news, no one was hurt. >>> president obama visits paterson, new jersey, tote one of the areas hardest hi by hurricane irene flooding. thousands of residents forced out of their homes. >> for a couple days this is this area by the towers was flooded and buses couldn't get through, i couldn't get to work. i couldn't get to work for a good two or three days. and it was just a lot of flooding. people couldn't get to work, people couldn't do what they had to do. it got pretty difficult. >> nbc's mara schiavocampo in paterson for us. good sunday morning to you. what exactly will the president be seeing today? >> reporter: well, good morning, alex. he will be touring disaster areas, places that were hard hit by hurricane irene. so surveying some of that damage. thanks to the storm the area saw extensive flooding. it's the worst flooding in more than a century. the passaic river behind me
i.d. texas, kansas, georgia, south carolina, tennessee, indiana, and wisconsin as well. want to bring in michael. executive director for the brennan center for justice at new york center of law and fo former speech writer for president clinton. thank you for joining me. you have supporters of voter i.d. laws saying they are needed to prevent voter fraud at the polls but others say voter i.d. laws will suppress turnout since 12% of eligible voters don't have a photo i.d. how do you strike the right balance? >> that's the thing. as you say, everybody who is eligible to vote should be able to vote and only those people who are eligible to vote should be eligible to vote but we shouldn't erect barriers that keep people with the right to vote from voting. unfortunately this really in many ways unprecedented new wave of laws in the states will likely do that to many, many people. as you said, about 11% of people simply even though they are eligible to vote do not have government issued i.d. >> let's talk about that. we found that number to be -- we found it usually high. what do we
's approaching roughly $60,000 a year. now take a look at indiana's numbers. some of their numbers are pretty heartening, as well. part of the reason republicans wanted governor mitch daniels in the 201 presidential race, because 32%, their workforce there, has seen expansion. average income is at $40,000. and then a big dip in unemployment. >>> and the top state for job growth? take a peek. it is michigan. the state's unemployment rate is above the national average but it's dipped nearly 2% over the last year. even with the high national unemployment we've seen some private sector job growth every month this year. rosemary from careerbuilder.com, vice president for human resources, is here to help us break down the facts for job seekers out there. good to see you this morning. this is such an important segment that we're very proud of here because we want to see america get back to work and we've seen the states. talk to us about the sectors that people have the best chance to find the current openings in right now. >> we're definitely seeing a variety of speeds, i think in that recovery. in
before the deadly stage collapse at the indiana state fair, feinberg previously handled funds for the victims of the 9/11 attacks and also the bp spill victims. nine people died and four dozen people were injured there. >>> and now a court testimony and how it is used in court is being following carefully across the country. the new jersey supreme court says that eyewitness invtestimo is not reliable. joining me now is nationally syndicated talk radio show host michael smerconish. good to see you. >> thank you. >> we usually have you in one of the boxes, so it is good to see you in studio. how significant is this decision? >> significant and interesting because brandon garrett is a law professor at uva and he did something interesting he looked at the first 200 people who were released from jail because the dna said, they didn't do it, and he wanted to find out the common denominator if any and why were they convicted in the first go around and he found out there were bad eyewitnesses predicated on lineup or misidentification, and then delved into the rules of what are being f
. but indiana university student lauren spierer is skill missing. saturday marked three months since the 20-year-old fashion student's disappearance. her mohr described what it's been like not knowing what her daughter is. >> what frustrates me most is we don't have lauren. i'm heartbroken. there's not even a word to express the emotion that philadelphia to that person that knows what happened, you're responsible. you know where lauren is. it's time. it's time to come forward. >> michelle is the investigative crime reporter. michelle, her mohr also wrote an open letter as well. what do we know about that? >> the letter is just sort of describing the details about the pain that they've gone through over the last three months and also describing about having to pack up her apartment. going there shipping 19 boxes back to home. and really kind of making a plea to the person who may be responsible for her disappearance to sort offense come forward and to have a little insight to the world and to what her and her husband have gone through and her friends and family. >> let's talk about the facts of t
of the land, as i understand it, is the indiana system's been upheld and you will see more of this, mr. chairman, not less. 30 states have some form of voter i.d. requirement, so i think this is the future of the country. something we should embrace at the federal level, because elections do matter. >> where you sit is where you stand. his votes are probably overwhelmingly white, probably overwhelmingly middle class, and they have i.d. cards, because they have cars. after this week's republican debate, herman cain was asked by a reporter what he thought of senator graham's proposal for a federal law to requiring voters to show a government-issued photo i.d. in order to vote. he said he'd support it. let's listen. >> if you need a license to get -- a picture to get on an airplane, why shouldn't you need one in order to be able to vote? >> do you want to respond to that? >> well, flying on an airplane isn't in the united states constitution. the united states constitution does not guarantee our right to fly. it does, however, guarantee our right to vote. and let me just say again, you kn
's got a lot of flexibility there. he could lose florida. he could lose indiana. don't think people know that's in play. he could lose north carolina, virginia. he'd still get past 270 electoral votes. >> where are the areas in florida where you think the president could gain ground? certainly in the polling we were looking at in florida about rick perry, for example, and the social security issues, it looks like the president -- certainly if rick perry's the nominee would be able to gain ground on the social security issue in florida. is there anything else he could do there? >> you know, elections in florida really are won in the middle. and it's the i-4 corridor from st. petersburg to daytona, which is really the swing voter area of florida. and that's really where obama's in trouble. those approval ratings among independent and swing voters are just as bad as they are among overall. so he's got a lot of work to do in that range. there's sort of a myth from 2008 that he won with a really hyped-up base and an excited base. he really won because he won independents. he won independents
cuyahoga creek as gotten worse. >> if indiana has to build a new bridge, where will the money come from? >> obviously, you can see from sky 11 the emergency workers are doing what they can after this collapse directly into the mississippi. >> clearly, we have significant, multi-trillion dollar issues when it comes to our infrastructure, matters of dire national importance, national security, national pride, and most importantly, national safety. meanwhile, we have millions of out of work americans and piles of soldiers we would all love to bring home from war. wouldn't it be nice to match the unemployed and returning soldiers to american infrastructure to solve a problem? isn't that what a job really is at the end of the day? and joining us now is barry lapatner, new york-based real estate lawyer, and a leader in the infrastructure construction business. most importantly, for our purposes today, he has authored a book, it's entitled "too big to fall: america's failing infrastructure and the way forward," and you basically argue, if you thought too big to fail was a risk, wait until you
ago. one retired hero is headed back to new york for the first time since 9/11. a dog from indiana named keiser who was part of the fema search and rescue team. he will participate in the 9/11 tribute tomorrow. 300 dogs in all assisted in the search and rescue that soon turned into a recovery effort. exclusive to the military. and commitment is not limited to one's military oath. the same set of values that drive our nation's military are the ones we used to build usaa bank. from free checking to credit cards to loans, our commitment to the military, veterans, and their families is without equal. ♪ visit us online to learn what makes our bank so different. usaa. we know what it means to serve. with water-activated ingredients and was transported to paradise. my hair flowing with softness and shine... as nature intended. [ female announcer ] someone's been doing the herbal! herbal essences collections. her morning begins with arthritis pain. that's a coffee and two pills. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills. the evening guests arrive. back to sore knees. back t
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